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Other Names: Garden Artichoke, Globe Artichoke, Green Artichoke, French Artichoke, Blurr Artichoke, Cynara Scolymus
Traditional Usages: Food, Body Odour, Liver and Gallbladder Complaints, Digestive Problems, Nausea, Rheumatic Conditions, Jaundice, Detoxification, Hepatitis, An Aphrodisiac and a Contraceptive, Rheumatic Conditions, Liver Problems, Hypertension, Constipation
Resources: Mediterranean Region, Canary Islands, Central and South America, India, England, Italy
Parts Used: Leaves, Rhizome, Flowerhead
Administration Method: Dried, cut leaves, pressed juice of fresh plant, artichoke preparations for internal use.
Herb Action: Choleretic
Herbal Research: Artichoke
Health Warning: Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding. In case of gallstones, use only after consultations with your doctor
Artichoke - Herbal remedy for Gastritis: If you make tea from leaves, stalk and root of artichoke then this is a good recipe: Place 50-100 grams of artichoke leaves, stalk and roots in a litre of boiling water. Let it infuse for 5-10 minutes and then take a cup of this tea three times a day before meals. This tea is a light green colour.
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